No, I’m not a racist for calling it Mexican lasagna — you can never be racist against lasagna. If I wanted to be more politically correct I could call it Enchilada Lasagna but it’s more than that. It incorporates many of the staple foods of the central American region like corn, potatoes and beans; although my ingredients inevitably come out of a bag or jar, even if it’s a...
How To Make Your Own Apple Cider (It's Not Hard)
This doesn’t need a reason, apple cider is awesome and that’s all the justification I need to make it. And it’s cheaper/healthier to make it at home than to buy the premade stuff at the store. You will need: apx 6 apples, peeled and quartered with the seeds cut out 6 quarts water 1 cup honey 1 tbsp nutmeg 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves dash of cardamom 2 tbsp (at least) fresh...
Beans and Rice, My Way
No food is more familiar to me from my childhood than red beans and rice. At least once a week my mom would concoct kidney beans and kielbasa to serve over buttered rice, which was ironically one of my least favorite dishes. Now that I know stuff about nutrition and have to cook on a budget, beans and rice and I have become friends. I found a way to make it right for me. Maybe it will be right for...